Mexico & Peru: All Self-Directed & Instructional Residency Programs – Summer & Fall 2019

Mexico & Peru: All Self-Directed & Instructional Residency Programs – Summer & Fall 2019

This Deadline Expired: Sunday, June 2, 2019

Arquetopia Foundation & International Artist Residency
Puebla, Mexico – Oaxaca, Mexico – Cusco, Peru
All Self-Directed & Instructional Residency Programs: Summer & Fall 2019

Apply Now through Sunday, June 2, 2019: Partial tuition fee waiver options. Spaces are limited. All residency applications are evaluated for selection when they are received vs. after the deadline has passed.

Website: https://www.arquetopia.org/open-calls-deadlines
E-mail info@arquetopia.org for more information.

Founded in 2009, Arquetopia Foundation is an internationally established, award-winning nonprofit arts and cultural foundation with a social scope that emphasizes critical thinking through artistic practices. Their comprehensive, customized International Artist-in-Residence Programs are the largest and most reputable in Latin America, with an array of contents anchored in a solid structure of collaborations with prominent cultural institutions, renowned experts, and notable artists. They are invested in approaching art and art history with a critical perspective by understanding Mexico and Peru’s complexity in context and incorporating nuances in narratives and interpretation especially of the 3,000-year heritage of visual culture of these two countries. Their residency programs offer competitive professional opportunities for emerging and mid-career, national and international artists, designers, curators, art historians, art educators, writers, journalists, and cultural researchers age 20 and over.

Arquetopia is now welcoming applications for the following residency programs in the majestic historic district of Puebla, Mexico; the open countryside of Oaxaca, Mexico; and the Sacred Valley of the Andes of Cusco Peru:

PART 1 – SELF-DIRECTED RESIDENCIES FOR ARTISTS, ART HISTORIANS, WRITERS, & RESEARCHERS: SUMMER & FALL 2019
Click on each link below for program info on their website.

1. Art, Design, or Photography Production Residency
Self-directed, flexible sessions of 4 to 12 weeks. Various techniques and resources offered in Puebla or Cusco.

2. Mexican Ceramics Residency
Self-directed, flexible sessions of 6 to 12 weeks in Puebla.

3. Printmaking Residency
Self-directed, flexible sessions of 4 to 12 weeks in Puebla.

4. Art Educators Residency
Develop new art education projects with students, exploring diverse pedagogic techniques with multiculturalism. Self-directed (staff-assisted), extendable sessions of 4 weeks in Puebla.

5. Art History or Cultural Research Residency
Explore magnificent southern Mexico’s unique archives and resources from pre-Hispanic to contemporary. Self-directed (staff-assisted), flexible sessions of 3 to 8 weeks in Puebla.

6. Writers Residency
Self-directed, flexible sessions of 3 to 8 weeks in Oaxaca or Cusco.

PART 2 – ARTIST RESIDENCIES WITH MASTER TECHNIQUE INSTRUCTION: SUMMER & FALL 2019
Click on each link below for program info on their website.

7. Gold Leafing and Estofado Instructional Residency
Learn Gold Leafing (Gilding) and Estofado techniques, with time for independent production. Extendable sessions of 3 weeks in Puebla or Cusco.

8. Mexican Textiles Instructional Residency: Weaving, Embroidery, or Tapestry
Learn traditional Mexican Textiles (back-strap Weaving, Embroidery, or Tapestry, with time for independent production. Extendable sessions of 3 or 4 weeks in Oaxaca.

9. Natural Ink Silkscreen Instructional Residency
Learn to create and use a variety of Natural Inks for silkscreening, with time for independent production. Extendable sessions of 3 weeks in Oaxaca.

10. Natural Pigments Instructional Residency
Learn to create and use a variety of Natural Pigments for fiber dyeing, with time for independent production. Extendable sessions of 3 weeks in Oaxaca or Cusco.

11. Organic Painting Instructional Residency
Learn Organic Painting techniques, with time for independent production. Extendable sessions of 3 weeks in Puebla.

12. Peruvian Arts Instructional Residencies: Painting or Sculpture
Learn one of two Peruvian art techniques: Painting or Sculpture, with time for independent production. Extendable sessions of 3 weeks in Cusco.

13. Peruvian Textiles Instructional Residency: Andean Weaving
Learn traditional Andean Weaving, with time for independent production. Extendable sessions of 3 weeks in Cusco.

14. Pre-Columbian Ceramics Instructional Residency
Learn pre-Columbian Ceramics techniques, with time for independent production. Extendable sessions of 5 weeks in Puebla or Cusco.

HOW TO APPLY
Visit the Arquetopia website at www.arquetopia.org
E-mail info@arquetopia.org for complete information dossier.
 Complete and submit the Arquetopia Artist-in-Residence Online Application Form, following the instructions on the web page.
Following selection, applicants are notified immediately via e-mail.

Arquetopia is distinguished worldwide for its array of unique, customized residency programs with substantial content. The residency spaces function exclusively for productive art professionals, writers, and researchers and are built on structured, informative programs; a network of collaborative workspaces, institutions, and studios; and individualized project support.

Arquetopia is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of their diverse local and international community. Arquetopia’s resident artist and staff backgrounds vary in all aspects. As part of Arquetopia’s mission is to promote diversity, Arquetopia actively fights discrimination by offering access to its programs and activities without regard to race, color, gender or gender expression, national origin, age, religion, creed, or sexual orientation.

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